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Wolves upset Mustangs

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The Lincolnton Wolves soccer team avenged an earlier 3-2 loss to the Mustangs by shutting them out 2-0 at home Monday. Lincolnton head coach Ian Meeks said playing East Lincoln is always tough. He told the guys at halftime to just play like there was nothing to lose, and they…

Players respond as pressure builds

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Two things can happen when pressure builds. Diamonds can be made … or the pipes bust. This season, some teams and players have shown some tremendous poise under pressure, but not all. As the season goes into Week 9, both players and coaches should hopefully be in rhythm as three…

Knights end streak, Vikings

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PUMPKIN CENTER — North Lincoln head football coach Matt Beam and his Knights broke a three-game losing streak against South Iredell with a 28-16 win Friday night. “We got that monkey off our back and we’re sitting at the same spot we were last year. We’re 2-1 [in SPC play],…

East Lincoln avoids letdown, whips Cherryville 37-13

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CHERRYVILLE – East Lincoln faced the inevitable trap game Friday night after back-to-back emotional wins over county rivals North Lincoln and Lincolnton. But while underdog Cherryville gave the Mustangs a spirited battle through three quarters, East Lincoln avoided any letdown with a 37-13 win to remain unbeaten in the Southern…

Jackets sting Rebels

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VALE — The Bessemer City Yellow Jackets wasted little time in spoiling the West Lincoln Rebels’ homecoming Friday night as they came away with a 60-20 win. The Rebels were held to 254 total yards – including 184 on the ground and 70 in the air. Bessemer City did the…

Kelly kicks to next round

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Herbert reaches semi-final round in Richmond

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Doug Herbert and the Snap-on team advanced to the Semifinals on Sunday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals, race number 22 of the season and the fourth of six races in the Countdown to One. In a weekend that resulted in numerous record setting runs, Herbert’s first pass on Sunday is…

Sports Briefs

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Golf event postponed The Fall Membership Golf Outing has been rescheduled due to the prediction of rain for October 9th. The new date for the outing will be Thursday, Oct. 23. The outing will still be held at Verdict Ridge Country Club. Check in will be at 10 a.m., lunch…

Roundup

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Soccer Knights lose to Draughn The North Lincoln Knights were defeated 6-2 at home Wednesday to fall to 4-11-1 overall and 1-7-1 in conference play. Trailing 2-0 at half the Knights got a goal from sophomore Colin Bish off an Billy Seymour assist and sophomore Zach Hartman scored from 20…

Sports Briefs

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Golf event postponed The Fall Membership Golf Outing has been rescheduled due to the prediction of rain for October 9th. The new date for the outing will be Thursday, Oct. 23. The outing will still be held at Verdict Ridge Country Club. Check in will be at 10 a.m., lunch…